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Rangers round up 70 suspects in Karachi raids

KARACHI: Rangers personnel on Wednesday conducted raids in different areas of the city and apprehended 70 suspects, ARY News reported.

The paramilitary force carried out targeted raids in several areas including Sohrab Goth, settlements near Memon Hospital, Macharr, Colony, Janjaal Goth and Kunwari Colony.

The suspects have been shifted to undisclosed location for interrogation.

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